How To Install xsec-siginf on Kali Linux

In this guide, we’ll discuss How To Install xsec-siginf on Kali Linux. Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update xsec-siginf.

One-liner install command

For those in a hurry, here's a one-line installation command:

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt -y install xml-security-c-utils

But if you are interested in the detailed steps with descriptions, the following information is for you.

What is xsec-siginf and what are the ways to install it?

Before beginning this tutorial, you will need access to a server or computer running Kali Linux. This guide was written specifically with a server running Kali Linux in mind, although it should also work on older, supported versions of the operating system.

Also, make sure you are running a regular, non-root user with sudo privileges configured on your server. When you have an account available, log in as your non-root user to begin.

There are several ways to install xsec-siginf on Kali Linux. You can use (links are clickable):

In the following sections, we will describe each method in detail. You can choose one of them or refer to the recommended one.

Install xsec-siginf using apt-get

First, update apt database with apt-get using the following command.

sudo apt-get update

After updating apt-get database, You can install xsec-siginf using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install xml-security-c-utils

Install xsec-siginf using apt

Because xsec-siginf is available in Kali Linux’s default repositories, it is possible to install it from these repositories using the apt packaging system.

To begin, update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

After updating apt database, You can install xsec-siginf using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install xml-security-c-utils

Install xsec-siginf using aptitude

If you want to follow this method, you might need to install aptitude first since aptitude is usually not installed by default on Kali Linux. Update apt database with aptitude using the following command.

sudo aptitude update

After updating aptitude database, You can install xsec-siginf by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install xml-security-c-utils

How to upgrade (update) a single package xsec-siginf using apt-get?

First, you will need to update packages index. Run update command as usual:

sudo apt-get update

Next, to upgrade only the xsec-siginf, e.g. single package, you should use the following format with the apt-get command/apt command:

sudo apt-get --only-upgrade install xml-security-c-utils

Note that this command will not install any new packages! If you wish to install the package if it doesn't exist you may leave out --only-upgrade part.

How To Uninstall xsec-siginf from Kali Linux

To uninstall only the xsec-siginf package you can execute the following command:

sudo apt-get remove xml-security-c-utils

Uninstall xsec-siginf and all its dependencies

To uninstall xsec-siginf and its dependencies that are no longer needed by Kali Linux, you can use the command below:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove xml-security-c-utils

Remove xsec-siginf with all configurations and data

To remove xsec-siginf configuration and data from your system you can run the following purge command:

sudo apt-get -y purge xml-security-c-utils

Remove xsec-siginf completely (configurations, data and all of its dependencies)

And lastly, you can run the next command to remove absolutely everything related to xsec-siginf package, e.g.: configurations, data and all of its dependencies. Just use this command:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge xml-security-c-utils

Extra info and code examples

Apache XML Security for C++ is a library for the XML Digital Security specification. It provides processing and handling of XML Key Management Specifications (XKMS) messages. This package contains the Apache XML Security for C++ utilities, which support signing and verifying XML files from the command line among other operations.

Conclusion

You now have a full guide on how to install xsec-siginf using apt, apt-get and aptitude tools. Also, we showed how to update as a single package and different ways to uninstall the xsec-siginf from Kali Linux.

See also:

How To Install xsec-siginf on Kali Linux

How To Install xsec-siginf on CentOS 8

How To Install xsec-siginf on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install xsec-siginf on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install xsec-siginf on Debian 11

How To Install xsec-siginf on Fedora 34

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